Head Chef - Cape Town CBD - Cape Town Verfied

R 30000.00 - 40000.00 per month Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 10-09-2021 1:57:43 PM
Head Chef – Cape Town CBD

Pick Me Recruitment is looking for an Experienced Head Chef for a 100-seater, start-up restaurant in Cape Town CBD, serving casual, modern South African Cuisine with an emphasis on vegetarian options. The property shares space with a 150 bed hotel, with international guests supporting the restaurant, able to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner.

The Head Chef must be able to run the kitchen autonomously, taking full responsibility for all costings and purchasing as well as managing the restaurant team.

The perfect candidate is someone with exceptional culinary skills with a love for food, quality driven, a leader, stable and able to perform under pressure, creative and able to assist with the food concept design, menu engineering, costing, supplier sourcing and price negotiations.

Minimum Requirements and Key Responsibilities:

• A formal Culinary Education
• Minimum of 3 years‘ experience as a Head Chef in a similar environment
• Exceptional culinary skills
• Responsible for menu planning and costing recipes, food consumption, strict stock controls, stock management, stock movement, rotation and ordering and supplier liaison
• Excellent control of food cost, wastage and kitchen preparation
• Ongoing staff training and development
• Ensuring the team has high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety
• Valid driver’s licence and own reliable transport
• Proven track record with examples and references
• Senior Certificate
• Driver's Licence and own reliable transport

Key Skills:

• The position requires a creative and a hands-on approach to food production
• Creative and passionate about the culinary industry
• Strong operational and administrative skills
• Ability to lead and manage a team of people effectively
• Strong management skills, day-to-day, and long-term
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Resourceful, creative and forward thinking
• Adaptable to change
• Computer literate

Remuneration: R30 000 - R35 000 CTC
Start Date: Mid October / Start November